Breast Implants Q&A
Autoimmune Disease + Breast Implants
I would want to undergo a breast augmentation and the doctor wants to use silicon gel implants. I am a bit worried about the longevity of the implants... READ MORE
I'm 38 years old. Started suffering from lots of aches and fatigue few years after my breast augmentation with saline implants. There is a Dr.... READ MORE
Silicone breast implants do not cause a woman to be more likely to develop an autoimmune disease any more than a woman without implants. However, why... READ MORE
All I see on the internet are thousands of horror stories about autoimmune nightmares after getting breast implants. Is there a difference between... READ MORE
Healthy in 2007, I has saline breast implants put in. Loved them for 3 years. Health remained great except for hair thinning. Went in for a normal... READ MORE
I had Graves disease in 2002,and was treated with radioactive iodine. Developed thyroid eye disease months later.I have been taking levothyroxine. I... READ MORE
My only major concern is whether or not I should get implants due to my genetic history. My father has the gene HLA-B 27, and has ankylosing... READ MORE
I understand that the purported link between breast implants and subsequent autoimmune disorders has been generally refuted. However, what (if any)... READ MORE
The book The Naked Truth About Breast Implants From Harm to Healing. Is it true that implants are toxic?
I am curious about the book The Naked Truth About Breast Implants: From Harm to Healing by Susan E. Kolb. It seems to be the only book I have found... READ MORE
Should Breast Implants Be Replaced in 10yrs, Is This Correct? Any Saline Implants That Have a Different Shell Besides Silicone?
My good friend recently removed her saline implants. She developed autoimmune disorder, constant feeling of "tiredness. She had saline implants in and... READ MORE
There is plenty of research that suggests breast implants do not cause auto-immune disorders but is there anything that suggest implants can trigger... READ MORE
Many of these symptoms have been linked to valve failure and the resultant mold growth that follows. This presents with new hypersensitivities, from... READ MORE
I was diagnosed with Juvenile Dermatomyositis when I was 7, I am now 23, and I have been in remission since 2008. Can getting implants cause a flare... READ MORE
I am considering breast lift with implants, I would really like to have silicone due to them feeling lighter and more realistic. I have an autoimmune... READ MORE
Why dont you offer simple HLA test for risk of autoimmune response before patients consent to breast implant surgery?
Why aren't there more regulations regarding breast implants and why don't surgeons offer simple HLA test for genetic factors for risk of autoimmune... READ MORE
Can I get silicone breast implants with juvenile diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves' disease?
Is it possible for me to get silicone implants with type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves' disease (I had radioactive iodine treatment so... READ MORE
I read that there is a link between ruptured silicone gel implants and a greater risk of autoimmune diseases. Is that the case for saline implants as... READ MORE
There are claims that silicone can cause autoimmune diseases, metal poisoning due to platinum exposure as well as lymph node cancer. How true are... READ MORE
Are silicone memory gel implants likely to cause a patient to have an autoimmune disease if the silicone leaks?
I am not sure if my silicone has leaked, but I just had implants in Oct.2013 and since then I've noticed myself feeling nauseous, and thats when my... READ MORE